Knights Break Game Open in Third Quarter for Interdistrict Win at Kane

Eisenhower's Johnny Palmieri. File photo by Steve Younger.

KANE, Pa. – Eisenhower outscored Kane, 20-9, in the third quarter to turn a 2-point halftime advantage into a 13-point lead on its way to a 72-54 victory.

The Knights exploded for 26 points in the first quarter to take a 10-point lead into the second, but the Wolves responded by outscoring the Knights, 19-11 in the second, cutting the lead to 37-35 at halftime.

Kael Hunt scored seven of his game-high 20 points in the third, and Kyler Black added six more in the frame to help the Knights pull away. Wyatt Lookenhouse had 18 points for the game, while Johnny Palmieri and Kris Bunk each had nine, and Black finished with eight.

Scott Szymanski led a trio of Wolves in double figures with 16 points. Ricky Zampogna had 16 and Sam Lundeen added 13.